THE COMMEMORATIVE CARD COLLECTION
Card Stand

A range of high quality commemorative greetings cards using classic images from the archives of the Military Gallery. These striking cards are left blank inside for a personal greeting or message and supplied in clear plastic wrap with envelope.

Each card is 5½" x 7¾" in size

Card Display

 

D-DAY THE AIRBORNE ASSAULT

Closely escorted by P-51 Mustangs of the 354th Fighter Group, C-47 Dakota Troop Carriers tow CG-4 Waco gliders over the Normandy beaches, June 6th 1944

GLORIOUS SUMMER

Mk1 Hawker Hurricanes of 56 Squadron make their third scramble of the day during the early stages of the Battle of Britain, to repulse incessant heavy attacks by German aircraft on the RAF airfields of 11 Group, July 1940.
 

 

OPERATION CHASTISE

A Massive plume of water erupts as the bouncing bomb from Sqn Ldr ‘Dinghy’Young’s Lancaster scores a direct hit on the Möhne Dam, at 00.40 hours on the night of 16/17 May, 1943. Having already made their attacks, Flt Lt Micky Martin andW/Cdr Guy Gibson bravely circle the flak positions with navigation lights on, drawing enemy fire. By destroying the Möhne and Eder Dams, and damaging the Sorpe Dam, the Lancasters of 617 Squadron recorded one of the most remarkable night air operations of WorldWar Two.

EAGLES AT DAWN

Glinting in the sub-zero early morning sunlight as fresh sow begins to fall, and led by their Gruppenkommandeur Erich Hartmann, the Me109G fighters of I./JG53 scramble off the snow covered airstrip at Veszprem in Hungary, February 1945. They will intercept waves of Russian fighters and bombers in the skies above Czechoslovakia in a last ditch attempt to repel the impending invasion.
 

 

RETURN TO DUXFORD

P-51 Mustangs of the 78th Fighter Group return to Duxford after an escort mission, in the winter of 1944. Flying low over the village of Thaxted the pilots are within 20 miles of base, and the forthcoming celebration of Christmas.

THE CHANNEL DASH

Messershmitt Me109's of JG-2 fly close escort as the German capital ships Scharnhorst, Gneisenau and Prinz Eugen, accompanied by a naval flotilla, round the tip of the Cherbourg Peninsula at dawn, February 12th 1942.
 

 

INTO BATTLE

Piling out of their C-47 Dakotas, US Paratroopers descend into the Drop Zone inland from Utah Beach, D-Day, 6th June, 1944.

ESCORT FOR THE STRAGGLER

Escorted by Spitfires of 504 Squadron, the battle damaged Lancaster UL-M2 approaches the friendly coast of England after a grueling raid over Germany. Between early 1943 and the end of 1944, the legendary bomber completed 140 operational sorties - more than any other Lancaster in RAF Bomber Command during WWII.
 

 

EAGLES OVER THE RHINE

P-51 Mustangs of the 353rd Fighter Group make a low level run over towns and villages along the Rhine.


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